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Southwest cancels hundreds of flights as it struggles to get its mechanical problems under control

Southwest Airlines continues to grapple with an "operational emergency" after an unusually high number of planes have been taken out of service.

Payless Files for Second Bankruptcy

Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and is shuttering its remaining stores in North America.

Burberry Apologizes for 'Insensitive' Noose Accessory

Burberry is apologizing after one of its fashion accessories displayed on a runway during London Fashion Week — a hoodie with strings tied into the shape of an apparent noose — stoked outrage.

Walgreens and CVS Are Redesigning Their Drugstores to Focus More On Health

CVS Health and Walgreens are remodeling some of their drugstores to look more like doctor's offices.

What went wrong at Kraft Heinz

It seems that Kraft Heinz was so focused on cutting costs that it forgot the most important thing for a food company to do: Make tasty products that people actually want to buy and eat.

Seven Houston Educators Named Finalists for 2019 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards

Seven Houston educators have been named finalists for the 2019 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, spotlighting them as some of the best educators in Texas.

T.J.Maxx to Open in Katy

T.J.Maxx, one of the nation’s leading off-price retailers with more than 1,200 stores currently operating in 49 states and Puerto Rico, will open in Katy on March 3, 2019. From fashion and accessories to jewelry, home, beauty, pet products, toys ...

Walmart had a blowout holiday quarter

Walmart's all-important holiday sales blew past expectations, a sign the retailer can more than hold its ground against Amazon.

The Mighty US Dollar Is Getting Even Stronger

So much for the Federal Reserve killing the US dollar. When Fed chair Jerome Powell signaled last month that rate hikes probably won't happen anytime soon, many experts thought that would hurt the dollar. Powell said the central bank needed ...

GM Offers $25,000 Reward to Nab Those Hanging Nooses in Plant

General Motors says it is offering a $25,000 reward to anyone who has information about racist graffiti and nooses found at a plant in Toledo, Ohio, nearly two years ago.

T.I. And Others Call for Nationwide Boycott Of Fashion Brands Gucci, Prada and Moncler

Atlanta rapper Tip "T.I." Harris is spearheading a national boycott of high-end fashion brands due to allegations of racism. The business mogul took to Instagram Friday after Gucci released a black turtleneck featuring racist, blackface iconography.

Macy's Introduces Virtual Reality to Its Furniture Shopping Experience

The Macy’s department store chain has added its Westfield Broward Mall location to its lineup of stores where furniture customers can use virtual reality to envision how various pieces would look in their living spaces

Amazon decision leaves New York looking like a loser

This is why we can't have nice things. Local liberal activists -- championed by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez -- loudly protested Amazon's decision to move half its eastern hub to Long Island City ever since it was announced.

Sears' brand has been badly damaged. Now it has to win back customers

The Sears brand, once the mightiest in retail, is only worth a fraction of what it once was.

Facebook screens posts for suicide risk, and health experts have concerns

A pair of public health experts has called for Facebook to be more transparent in the way it screens posts for suicide risk and to follow certain ethical guidelines, including informed consent among users.

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